The Baseball Maniac's Almanac

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The Baseball Maniac's Almanac: The Absolutely, Positively, and Without Question Greatest Book of Facts, Figures, and Astonishing Lists Ever Compiled (5TH ed.)
Contributor(s): Sugar, Bert Randolph (Editor), Samelson, Ken (With)
ISBN: 1683582403    EAN: 9781683582403
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC     
US SRP: $16.99 US  
Binding: Paperback: 442 pages
Pub Date: February 19, 2019
Annotation: Part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the most unusual and thorough compendium of baseball stats and facts ever assembled—all verified for accuracy by the Baseball Hall of Fame.
First created by legendary sportswriter Bert Randolph Sugar, and now updated, here are thousands of fascinating lists, tables, data, and stimulating facts. Inside, you’ll find all of the big name baseball heroes like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Ernie Banks, Pete Rose, Denny McLain, Ty Cobb, and a lot of information that will be new to even the most devoted fans:
* Highest batting averages not to win batting titles
* Home-run leaders by state of birth
* Players on last-place teams leading the league in RBIs, by season
* Most triples by position, season
* Winners of two “legs” of triple crown since last winner
* Oldest pitchers with losing record, leading league in ERA
* Career pitching leaders under six feet tall
* Managers replaced wile team was in first place
* Hall of Famers whose sons played in the majors
* Players with palindromic surnames
And so much more!
Not just a collection of facts or records, this is a book of glorious fun that will astound even the most bookish baseball fan. 
Read up and amaze your friends!
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- Sports & Recreation | Baseball | History